September 23. 2016 | Final Workshop Provides a Clear Direction for States as They Approach Key Milestone

The fourth and final workshop prior to the 30% design milestone took place in Leawood, Kansas on Sept. 19-20. At this workshop the MAASTO TPIMS Partnership reviewed technical design standards, RFIs and TIGER Grant requirements for moving forward. On the second day of the workshop, the Partnership reviewed the marketing plan for promoting awareness and [...]

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September 16. 2016 | Preliminary ATRI Trucking Survey Responses Released

Preliminary results from a MAASTO TPIMS-sponsored survey looking at truck parking issues in the Midwest have been released. The survey conducted by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) was made available electronically to all commercial truck drivers, independent operators, fleet managers, associated professionals and members of trucking organizations. The information collected will assist the project [...]

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September 14. 2016 | Request for Information Period has Ended

The deadline to submit a Request for Information (RFI) involving data sharing, parking availability detection technology and/or procurement and private industry participation was September 12th. Eleven national and international vendors responded to the RFI's. The Partnership will review the RFI's and contact all vendors in a the coming weeks.

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August 17. 2016 | Workshop #3 Moves Project Toward 30% Design

At the conclusion of the MAASTO Annual Conference, the entire TPIMS Partnership Team met for Workshop #3. The Partnership finalized many design and operations questions as well as finalized the language for three RFI’s that are now posted on the Trucks Park Here website. Workshop #4 will be the last time the TPIMS Partnership will [...]

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August 8. 2016 | TPIMS Project on Display at MAASTO Conference

Attendees at the 2016 Mid America Association of State Transportation Officials (MAASTO) Annual Conference were able to learn more about the MAASTO Regional TPIMS project, thanks to a presentation developed by TPIMS Project Manager Davonna C. Moore. Participants were also able to interact with project team members by stopping by the TPIMS conference booth. Most [...]

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August 15. 2016 | TPIMS Partnership RFI’s Have Been Released

The Mid America Association of State Transportation Officials (MAASTO) Regional Truck Parking Information Management System (TPIMS) Partnership Task Force is seeking information to assist it in development of the Regional Truck Parking Information Management System (TPIMS), an eight-state, federally funded initiative to provide real-time information related to truck parking availability. The purpose of this Request [...]

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August 3. 2016 | Field Work Summary

Work continues on developing the MAASTO Truck Parking Information Management System (TPIMS) concept of operations and design for implementation in 2017. From July 11th through July 29th, TPIMS Project Team members conducted in-field reviews of all the potential truck deployment sites in the eight states comprising the TPIMS partnership (Kansas, Kentucky, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, [...]

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July 12. 2016 | MAASTO surveys truckers to identify regular parking needs and opportunities

Please complete the ATRI sponsored survey to have your opinion heard regarding parking issues and opportunities in the Midwest states. The information collected will assist the TPIMS Project Team as they move forward toward final design. The deadline to complete the survey is August 10th, 2016.    

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